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Storm Imogen reminds us that there are winners and losers with climate change

AFTER Storm Imogen, is it not time more people faced up to the reality that man-made climate change is causing huge changes to weather patterns which are affecting us? One storm does not equal climate change, neither does one hot

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How good is your model? Quantifying quality research

Lee STapleton

Our latest EPSRC-funded research carried out in CIED (and led by SPRU, Sussex) has something new to say about the testing of statistical models. Available now in the journal Energy Economics and authored by Lee Stapleton, Steve Sorrell and Tim Schwanen,

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Reflections, rebound, a week in France

A picture of Lee's feet, in the sunshine on a beach

The European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ECEEE) convenes an international conference every two years. This, spanning the 1st-6th June 2015, was my first experience of this biennial event located on a dazzling peninsula in the South of France

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The Multiple Benefits of Energy Efficiency

Lee Stapleton at the Eiffel Tower

On Monday 20th April, the International Energy Agency convened a workshop at its headquarters in Paris to discuss the state-of-the-art in evaluating the multiple benefits of energy efficiency. This workshop was attended by around 50 people – evaluators, policy makers

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Growing your own food: filling some knowledge gaps using European data

Lee Stapleton

Growing food for personal and family consumption is a significant global activity, but one that has received insufficient academic attention, particularly in developed countries. There are many benefits of growing your own food which can be categorised into: (a) those

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